This week, we've been exploring secular spirituality, defined as being concerned with the human spirit or soul as opposed to material things.
Unless, of course, those things are books. People often turn to them to answer life's big questions: How can I be a better person? How can I find joy? How can I process grief?
- "The Importance of Living" by Lin Yutang, 1937
- "Stuart Little" by E.B. White, 1945
- "Wonder" by R.J. Palacio, 2012
- "A Better Man" by Louise Penny, 2019
- "Gift from the Sea" by Anne Morrow Lindbergh, 1955
- "Bartleby, The Scrivener A Story of Wall-Street" by Herman Melville, 1853
- "A Taste of Country Cooking" by Edna Lewis, 1976
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Host Robin Young's Recommendation
- "The Book: On the Taboo Against Knowing Who You Are" by Alan Watts, 1989
More from the show: HuffPost's "26 Books Every ‘Spiritual But Not Religious’ Seeker Should Read"
This segment aired on January 14, 2020.